PSYC 3014 Week 6
PSYC 3014 Week 6 PSYC 3014
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Date Created: 09/28/16
Bipolar Disorder Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:06 PM Bipolar disorder • Chronicity= the temporal pattern ○ Key role in bipolar ○ Manic and depressive episodes cannot be superimposed in time § But you can have manic and depressive symptoms in one episode but two different episodes can't overlap Manic episode must be greater than one week ○ § Hypo episode means less than one week § Hyper means 2 weeks or longer ○ Depression must follow standard criteria Unipolar means you're just depressed and don't have mania Manic and depressive episodes do not have to alternate Manic episode • Criteria A ○ Abnormal mood lasting at least one week • Criteria B ○ Must have 3 or more § Inflated self esteem § Decreased sleep § More talkative § Thoughts racing § Distractible § Increase in goal directed activity § More involvement in activities that have potential for painful consequences • Criteria C • Criteria D YouTube Video 35 year old male with mother • Not socially connected • Stays on the rant • Sings about being in a coffin YouTube Video 35 year old male with mother • Not socially connected • Stays on the rant • Sings about being in a coffin Pediatric Bipolar • Most frequently misdiagnosed • Mistaken for AD/HD or conduct disorder YouTube Video "Raising Sadie my Bipolar Child" • Sadie was diagnosed with bipolar at age 5 Cyclothymia • Period of at least 2 years where you have hypo -manic and hypo-depressive episodes Bipolar 1 • Full manic episode • Can be followed by a hypomanic or another manic episode but not a requirement Bipolar 2 • Patient has hypomanic episodes instead of full ○ Must have major depressive and hypomanic episode Hypomania • Three or more symptoms of mania • Must have episodes for four days Bipolar 2 will progress to Bipolar 1 frequently Treatment • Medication is effective • Tolerability of medication is low ○ Because when they are not in a manic or depressive state they feel fine • Mood Stabilizer and antidepressant • Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy ○ Reduction of stressful life events ○ Functional analysis § There are triggers that lead to thoughts, feelings and behaviors □ Ex. Changes in eating or self care patterns • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation ○ High frequency magnetic pulses that can change neural function ○ Functional analysis § There are triggers that lead to thoughts, feelings and behaviors □ Ex. Changes in eating or self care patterns • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation ○ High frequency magnetic pulses that can change neural function
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